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BLACK / WHITE (with a touch of color)
From Black and white to every shade of in-between gray... our call for submissions looks for all types of black and white artwork and challenges you, the artist, to convey your message in a world with minimal color.
When artwork showcases black, white and shades of gray, viewers are drawn to focus on the art piece, and the details of how the artist interprets an image in the absence of color. From subtle shades of grays to broad and bold strokes of black ink or paint, we are seeking all types of work from conceptual to realistic.
Artwork must contain 75% - 100% shades of black / white. It’s a favorite among artists to challenge their creativity.
Any subject matter and any media are acceptable. Submitted work should showcase a variety of visual art mediums, subjects, and techniques by a wide range of creative voices (i.e. a variety of ethnic, cultural, and gender representation) while always expressing a high standard of artistic excellence.
SUBMISSION DEADLINE: Sunday, September 18, 2022 11:59pm
We are using CloudFolios to assist in curating the show. If you don’t already have an account, you can set one up (free) during the submit process.
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LEARN MORE: https://www.cloudfolios.com/exhibitions/254
CALL TYPE: Month Long Gallery Exhibition
OPEN TO: All artists who can arrange for a local drop off + pick up of any unsold work
LOCATION: 2101 3rd Ave S., St. Petersburg, FL 33712
ENTRY FEE: $25.00 for a maximum of 10 entries. All submissions will be curated by Five Deuces Galleria, selecting up to 10 of the submitted pieces per entrant.
ELIGIBILITY: Open to all 2D & 3D mediums of art by artists who can coordinate a local drop off & pick up of any unsold work. There are no size restrictions. All work must be for sale.
Please, do not commit your artwork to another exhibition/showcase/fair during the exhibition run. You will not be able to remove your work from the exhibition during its run.
Please, do not submit your work for consideration if you are not serious about exhibiting. By submitting and if accepted, please understand that there is a possibility that 1 or more of your works may be chosen.
Final Submission Deadline: Sunday, September 18, 2022, 11:59pm EST
Curation/Finalization of work: Tuesday, September 20, 2022. Artists will be notified of acceptance and or rejection via email.
Work drop off: Sunday & Monday September 25 & 26 11:00am - 3:00pm EST
Artist Conceptual Statements Due: Tuesday, September 27, 2022 (for those accepted. Instructions will be sent via email.)
Artist Reception & Event: Saturday, October 1, 6:00pm - 9:00pm EST
St. Pete ArtWalk: Saturday, October 8, 2022, 5:00pm-9:00pm EST
Exhibition Duration: September 25 - October 31, 2022
Unsold Work pick-up: Monday & Tuesday October 31 & November 1, 11:00am-3:00pm EST
The gallery also will be open for other special events throughout the month, to be announced at a later date. In addition, the gallery is open to visitors most weekdays from 11am-4pm and by appointment.
We cannot accept shipped artwork at this time.
COMMISSIONS & SALES
Five Deuces Galleria will retain a 30% commission on any sold work in the gallery during its exhibition run All sales of the displayed artwork will be processed by the gallery, regardless of whether it is an in-person or offline sale. Payment processing fees will be deducted from artist payout, when applicable.
Any artwork that is sold during the exhibition may be taken by the buyer immediately after purchase. The artist may replace the sold artwork with approval from the curators.
EXPECTATIONS FOR ARTISTS SUBMITTED + ACCEPTED WORK:
If you have any additions / changes / deletions for work after you submit for this call, you can make changes up until the call closes. Please contact me directly at FiveDeucesGalleria@gmail.com, and I will re-open your submission. The system will not charge you again.
***Once curation is complete, selected work is considered to be committed to the show for the duration. Five Deuces Galleria will begin promoting the shows and the accepted work immediately after curation. If a buyer contacts you directly for purchase at any time between curation and the end of the show, the expectation is for you to direct the buyer to Five Deuces Galleria for completion of the sale.
We rely heavily on the good ethics and morals of our artists to ensure that the representation and sales process is done with integrity.
IMAGE USE & COPYRIGHTS
The artist retains all copyrights to submitted images and represented artwork. Digital images submitted with the artist's entry are for exhibition selection only. Artists selected to exhibit grant Five Deuces Galleria the right to use the selected image(s) on printed materials, social media, and the gallery website for promotional purposes only. Five Deuces Galleria retains no copyrights to the artist's work.
The gallery personnel will do all that it can do to protect your artwork while it’s being shown but cannot assume liability for the chance occurrence of fire, theft or any other damage. The door is locked during the day and night. The artwork can only be viewed during an open event or by appointment. By submitting your art to this exhibit, you imply agreement with these terms.
We reserve the right to refuse display of any accepted work that doesn’t meet gallery presentation standards.
GALLERY CONTACT INFORMATION
2101 3rd Ave S., St. Petersburg, FL 33712
Five Deuces Galleria is grateful for your participation and recognizes your hard work and creativity. I thank you in advance for your art submissions, for your interest in our exhibition, and for contributing to the world of art.
If you have any questions, comments, or concerns, please email me at firstname.lastname@example.org
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
What is Cloudfolios?
Cloudfolios is a platform we use to publish our art calls. Artists submitting their work for consideration will be doing so through the Cloudfolios system.
How and when will I know if I've been accepted?
Every artist who submitted their work for consideration will be notified by email. Once the work is finalized, an email is sent to the artists automatically by the Cloudfolios system (the same system the artist used to submit). This email will let the artists know which works were accepted and which works were rejected. If you do not receive an email within a couple of days, please double check your spam folder.
What happens and or what do I do after I am accepted?
Accepted artists can expect a follow-up email directly from the gallery congratulating them on their acceptance as well as very detailed instructions with their exhibiting details.
How and when do I submit my biography and conceptual statements?
Artists will be given detailed instructions through their exhibiting details on how to submit their statements. This requirement only applies to artists who are accepted.
Why is installation, audio, and video art not allowed?
We apologize for this exclusion. Our gallery at this time is not equipped to exhibit these particular mediums of art. We hope to change this in the future.
If I submitted my work and I forgot to include other work, can my submission/application be reopened and can I add it?
Yes, you may. Please email us at: FiveDeucesGalleria@gmail.com
If my work was entirely rejected, can I inquire to know why?
Yes, you may. Please email us at: FiveDeucesGalleria@gmail.com
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